Monday, January 22, 2018

January - Week 4 - Georgia - the Peach State

4 Georgia
Date admitted to the US - January 2, 1788
Postal abbreviation – GA
Capital – Atlanta
Area – 59,424.77 square miles [24th largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 9,687,653 [9th largest in the US]
Population density per square mile - 168.4 [19th largest in the US]
Area codes – 229, 404, 478, 678, 706, 770, 912
Zip codes – 30002 - 39901
Number of counties – 159
State nickname – Peach State, Empire State of the South
State motto – Wisdom, Justice, and Moderation

State Flag of Georgia
Fun facts 
-In Gainesville, the Chicken Capital of the World, it is illegal to eat chicken with a fork
-Georgia is the largest state east of the Mississippi River.
-Georgia has 159 counties, more than any other state east of the Mississippi.
-The Okefenokee in south Georgia is the largest swamp in North America.
-Coca Cola was invented in 1886 in Atlanta
-The world's largest infantry training center is located in Fort Benning

Law Schools
University of Georgia School of Law
Georgia State University College of Law 
Emory Law 
John Marshall Law School 
Mercer University School of Law 
Savannah Law School 

Military facts

Georgia Military Schools 
Military bases 

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